Feds Approve Reservation For Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe As It Plans CasinoThe federal government officially designated Mashpee Wampanoag lands as a reservation on Friday, a move the Cape Cod tribe says paves the way for construction of a resort casino and establishment of a sovereign tribal nation within Massachusetts' borders.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Leaders Plan To Start Mass. Casino Construction In 2016Tribal leaders say the Mashpee Wampanoag will begin construction of a $500 million resort casino in Taunton next spring.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Gets Go-Ahead To Pursue Mass. CasinoThe Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has gotten a green light to pursue a casino in Massachusetts after the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs opted to take no action to block a revised casino compact with the state.
Mass. Legislative Panel Approves Mashpee Tribal Casino CompactAfter being stalled on Beacon Hill for months, a casino compact between Gov. Deval Patrick and the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is getting a push forward.
State Panel Examines Revised Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Casino DealThe compact calls for the tribe to pay 17 percent of gaming proceeds to the state if its proposed Taunton casino is the only gambling facility in southeastern Massachusetts.
Casino Panel Considers Opening Southeastern Mass. LicenseMassachusetts risks losing hundreds of millions of dollars in gambling revenue if the state's gambling commission votes to open up the southeastern region to commercial casino developers, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe warns.
Mashpee Wampanoags Could Lose Mass. Casino BidThe head of the state gambling board says the race for a casino in southeastern Massachusetts could open up to commercial interests if the Mashpee Wampanoag Indian tribe's efforts to open a casino fall through.
Court Partially Reinstates Developer's Lawsuit To Block Taunton CasinoA federal appeals court partially reinstated a lawsuit against the state's casino law brought by a developer seeking to build a casino in New Bedford, adding a potential new legal wrinkle to efforts by the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to develop a resort casino in Taunton.
Mass. Finalizes Casino Compact With Mashpee WampanoagsGov. Deval Patrick is set to formally sign a casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.
Governor Submits Taunton Casino Compact To LegislatureGov. Deval Patrick has submitted a casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe to the Legislature.
Taunton Residents Vote To Support Proposed Resort CasinoThe Mashpee Wampanoag tribe got a vote of confidence from Taunton residents as the tribe pushes forward with plans to develop a $500 million resort casino.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, Taunton Reach Deal On Proposed CasinoThe Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has agreed to make about $33M in upfront payments to the city of Taunton as part of a casino deal with the mayor.